Exploratory Tympanotomy Laboratory Medicine

Updated: Nov 12, 2014
  • Author: Matthew Ng, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Laboratory Medicine

Laboratory Medicine Summary

Preparation before surgery includes obtaining an updated audiogram that reflects the patient’s most current state of hearing. Any CT or MRI scans should be available for review in the operating room should the surgeon require a visual reference.